2014-15 GC Women's Tennis News

April 16, 2015
GC Women’s Tennis Third in Southeast Region Poll
INDIANAPOLIS, In. – The second National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division II Regional Women’s Tennis poll was released Wednesday, April 16 with the Bobcat women (15-4, 10-1 PBC) claiming the No. 3 spot in the Southeast Region.

April 11, 2015
#15 GC Women’s Tennis Nabs Seventh-Straight Win in Shutout of GSW
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The No. 15 Georgia College women’s tennis team (15-4, 10-1 PBC) won its seventh straight match with its third straight shutout Saturday against Georgia Southwestern State University (5-17, 0-12 PBC) at the Centennial Center Tennis Facility.

April 7, 2015
Clausse-Pujo Named Bobcat Athlete of the Week
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Junior Camille Clausse-Pujo (Bordeaux, France), of the Georgia College tennis team (14-4, 9-1 PBC) was named Bobcat Athlete of the Week. Clausse-Pujo continues to shine during the Bobcat’s six-match win streak, going 4-0 on the week in two matches.

April 4, 2015
#15 GC Women’s Tennis Posts Shutout for Sixth-Straight Win
GREENWOOD, S.C. – No. 15 Georgia College women’s tennis (14-4, 9-1 PBC) extended its win streak to six with a 9-0 victory at No. 29 Lander University (5-6, 3-5 PBC) Saturday. Georgia College’s nine conference wins already matches last season’s total.

April 3, 2015
#15 Bobcat Women’s Tennis Extends Winning Streak to Five
AIKEN, S.C. – The Georgia College women’s tennis team (13-4, 8-1 PBC) extended its winning streak to five with a dominating win at USC Aiken (7-8, 2-6 PBC), 9-0.

March 29, 2015
#15 Women’s Tennis Downs #30 Francis Marion, 7-2
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – In its third match in two days, the No. 15 Georgia College women’s tennis team (12-4, 7-1 PBC) increases its winning streak to four, with a 7-2 victory over No. 30 Francis Marion University (7-5, 4-4 PBC) Sunday at the Centennial Center Tennis Facility.

March 28, 2015
#15 Bobcat Women’s Tennis Sweeps Doubleheader
MILLEDGEVILLE, GA. – Saturday found the No. 15 Georgia College women’s tennis team (11-4, 6-1 PBC) taking home two victories, as the Bobcats took down UNC Pembroke (6-9, 1-6 PBC) and Clark Atlanta University (9-11), 9-0.

March 27, 2015
#15 Bobcat Women's Tennis Takes Down #26 Concordia, 5-4
SAVANNAH, GA. – The No. 15 Georgia College women’s tennis team (9-4) handed No. 26 Concordia College (11-1) its first loss of the season, as the Bobcats took down the Clippers 5-4.

March 27, 2015
Bobcat Women’s Tennis Jumps to #15 in ITA National Rankings
SKILLMAN, N.J. – In the most recent edition of the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) National Rankings, the Georgia College women’s tennis team (8-4, 5-1 PBC) jumped 11 slots to No. 15 in the nation.

March 25, 2015
'Sea of Green' for Bobcat Tennis Sunday
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Georgia College Tennis will be holding a match against Francis Marion University Sunday, March 29 at 11 a.m. The match will be held at the Centennial Center Tennis Facility, and all attendees are encouraged to wear green in support of our Bobcats. The first 30 people to arrive will receive a free t-shirt.

March 24, 2015
Bobcat Women’s Tennis Maintains Regional Ranking in Latest ITA Poll
SKILLMAN, N.J. – The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) released its latest Division II Regional rankings and found Georgia College women’s tennis (8-4, 5-1 PBC) sitting in the No. 3 slot for the second-straight Southeast Region Poll.

March 20, 2015
#26 Bobcat Women’s Tennis Takes Two Matches in Loss to #7 West Florida
PENSACOLA, Fla. – The No. 26 Georgia College women’s tennis team (8-4) won third doubles and sixth singles in a 7-2 loss at No. 7 University of West Florida (11-2) Friday.

March 18, 2015
Clausse-Pujo Win Highlights #26 GC Women’s Tennis Loss to #18 Midwestern State, 8-1
PENSACOLA, Fla. – The No. 26 Georgia College tennis squad (8-3) dropped back-to-back matches for the first time this season, falling 8-1 to No. 18 Midwestern State University (6-4) Wednesday.

March 16, 2015
#26 Bobcat Women’s Tennis Drops 7-2 Match to #3 Saint Leo
PENSECOLA, Fla. – The No. 26 Georgia College women’s tennis team (8-2) saw an upset bid fall short 7-2 to No. 3 Saint Leo University (10-2) Monday.

March 15, 2015
GC Tennis Reschedules Wingate Match for April 14
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College tennis matchup washed out by rain earlier this month has been rescheduled. The Bobcats will take on the Bulldogs Tuesday, April 14 at noon at the Petersburg Racquet Club in Augusta.

March 13, 2015
GC Tennis Changes Friday Home Schedule
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College tennis program and head coach Steve Barsby have announced some changes to the schedule for Friday, March 13, due to rain in the Middle Georgia area.

March 13, 2015
Rain Forces More Changes to GC Tennis Schedule
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College tennis program and head coach Steve Barsby have announced one more cancellation to this weekend’s action. The men’s tennis match with No. 27 University of Southern Indiana has been washed out as well.

March 12, 2015
GC Tennis Pushes Back Matches with Indianapolis
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College tennis program and head coach Steve Barsby have announced a change to the matches set for Friday, March 13 with the University of Indianapolis.

March 11, 2015
#26 Bobcat Women’s Tennis Adds Convincing Wins in Hilton Head
HILTON HEAD, S.C. – The No. 26 Georgia College women’s tennis team (8-1) surrendered just a single point over two wins Wednesday, first taking down No. 43 Florida Tech (8-6) 5-1 before a 5-0 shutout of Coker College (3-7).

March 7, 2015
#26 GC Women’s Tennis Dominant at Young Harris, 7-2
YOUNG HARRIS, Ga. – The No. 26 Georgia College women’s tennis team (6-1, 5-1 PBC) controlled much of the match at Young Harris University (2-5, 1-4 PBC), winning 7-2 Saturday.

March 3, 2015
#26 Bobcat Women’s Tennis Shuts Out #11 Valdosta State, 5-0
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Rainy weather and a lengthy delay couldn’t dampen the spirits of the No. 26 Georgia College women’s tennis squad (5-1) Tuesday, as the Bobcats upset No. 11 Valdosta State University (4-5), 5-0 at the Centennial Center Tennis Facility.

March 1, 2015
GC Tennis Home Match Postponed Sunday
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – More inclement weather has cancelled the Georgia College tennis doubleheader set for Sunday, March 1 at noon at the Centennial Center Tennis Facility. A reschedule date has not yet been set.

February 28, 2015
#26 Bobcat Women’s Tennis Win Streak Ends at Four
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The No. 26 Bobcat women’s tennis team (4-1, 4-1 PBC) dropped its first contest of the season the No. 1 ranked Armstrong University (8-0, 3-0 PBC), 9-0 halting their win streak at four.

February 27, 2015
Bobcat Tennis Keeps, Improves National Ranking
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. –The Georgia College women’s and men’s tennis teams remained nationally ranked this week.

February 26, 2015
#26 Bobcat Women’s Tennis Reschedules Match at Brenau
GAINESVILLE, Ga. – The No. 26 Georgia College women’s tennis match originally scheduled for today, Feb. 26 at Brenau University has been rescheduled to Tuesday, April 7 at 3 p.m.

February 18, 2015
GC Tennis Teams Improve in ITA Region Ranks
SKILLMAN, N.J. – The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) released its second round of region rankings for the 2015 season, with both Georgia College programs improving one slot each in the Southeast Region.

February 17, 2015
GC Tennis Against Armstrong Postponed
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College tennis matches against Armstrong State University, originally scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 18 have been rescheduled due to inclement weather.

February 15, 2015
Win Streak Extends to Four for #26 GC Women’s Tennis
MONTEVALLO, Ala. – On a chilly day with brisk winds, the No. 26 Georgia College women’s tennis team (4-0, 4-0 PBC) won its fourth-straight contest to start the 2015 season Sunday, beating the University of Montevallo (2-2, 0-2 PBC) 5-1 on the road.

February 14, 2015
#26 Bobcat Women’s Tennis Rolls over Clayton State, 7-2
MORROW, Ga. – The No. 26 Georgia College women’s tennis team (3-0, 3-0 PBC) remained undefeated on the young season, taking down Clayton State University (3-2, 0-2 PBC) 7-2 on the road Saturday.

February 7, 2015
#26 GC Women’s Tennis Beats #30 Flagler, 5-4
ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. – Backs against the wall down 4-2, the No. 26 Georgia College women’s tennis team (2-0, 2-0 PBC) kept its unblemished record intact with three-straight singles wins and an eventual 5-4 victory over No. 30 Flagler College (0-2, 0-1 PBC).

February 5, 2015
#26 GC Women’s Tennis Starts Season with Win over GRU Augusta, 7-2
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Starting the 2015 season, the home opener and the Peach Belt Conference (PBC) opener all in the same match, the No. 26 Georgia College women’s tennis team (1-0, 1-0 PBC) had a dominant 7-2 performance over GRU Augusta (2-1, 0-1 PBC) Thursday at the Centennial Center Tennis Facility.

December 9, 2014
Palethorpe Named to Georgia College Athletics Hall of Fame Class for 2015
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. - The Georgia College Department of Athletics is pleased to announce its 2015 class for the Georgia College Athletics Hall of Fame. The three-member class starts off with Georgia College tennis’ Michelle Palethorpe.

December 8, 2014
Georgia College Announces SAAC Members for 2014-15
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Georgia College’s Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) gives all student athletes a voice at Georgia College through the influences of the 24 coach-nominated student-athletes.

December 2, 2014
#26 Women’s Tennis Releases Spring Schedule
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The No. 26 Georgia College women’s tennis team and head coach Steve Barsby have announced the team’s 2015 spring schedule, featuring 11 home matches and 13 conference games.

November 17, 2014
GC Women’s Tennis Ranked 26th in Nation
SKILLMAN, N.J. – The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) released its 2014-15 Women’s Division II Preseason Rankings Nov. 10 and the Georgia College women’s team was ranked 26th in the nation. The Bobcats improved slightly after finishing 27th in the nation a year ago.

November 10, 2014
GC Women’s Tennis Ranked Fourth in Southeast Region
SKILLMAN, N.J.—The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) released its 2014-15 Women’s Division II Regional Rankings on Nov. 3 and the Georgia College women’s team was ranked 4th in the Southeast.

October 7, 2014
Kelly Named First Back-to-Back Bobcat Athlete of the Week
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Freshman Jena Kelly (Lawrenceville) won two titles at the GC Women’s Fall Championship this weekend, one in singles and one in doubles. She had a 6-0 combined record in the tournament, going 3-0 in both singles and doubles.

October 5, 2014
GC Women’s Tennis Finishes Strong at Fall Championships
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – With 13 wins on the final day and four group championships, the Georgia College women’s tennis team finished a successful last day of play at the GC Women’s Fall Championships Sunday.

October 4, 2014
GC Women’s Fall Championship Completes Day One
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College women’s tennis squad posted 12 victories on day one of the GC Women’s Fall Championships Saturday at the Centennial Center Tennis Facility.

October 2, 2014
Bobcat Tennis Pushes Back GC Women’s Fall Championship
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Due to a daunting weather forecast for Friday, the Georgia College tennis program and head coach Steve Barsby announced a schedule change for this weekend’s GC Women’s Fall Championships at the Centennial Center Tennis Facility.

September 30, 2014
Kelly Named Bobcat Athlete of the Week
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Freshman Jena Kelly (Lawrenceville, Ga.) from the Georgia College women’s tennis team has been named the Bobcat Athlete of the Week for her outstanding performance at the ITA Southeast Regional championship this week, where she took runner up honors in Flight B Singles.

September 28, 2014
GC Women’s Tennis Wraps up ITA Regionals
SUMTER, S.C. – The Georgia College women’s tennis team finished action at the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Southeast Regional Championships Sunday.

September 27, 2014
Bobcat Women Led by Youth at ITA Regionals
SUMTER, S.C. – The Georgia College women’s tennis team did battle at day two of the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Southeast Regional Championships, picking up nine victories Saturday.

September 26, 2014
GC Women’s Tennis Begins Action at ITA Regional Championships
SUMTER, S.C. – The Georgia College women’s tennis team began play at the ITA Southeast Regional Championships Friday in Sumter. The championships are a four-day event with only the first two rounds of singles and first round of doubles played Friday.

September 14, 2014
GC Women’s Tennis Completes Action at Mercer’s Gridiron Classic
MACON, Ga. – The Georgia College women’s tennis team finished play in the first tournament of the fall season Sunday at the Mercer Bear Gridiron Classic hosted by Mercer University.

September 12, 2014
Bobcat Women’s Tennis Starts Season at Mercer’s Gridiron Classic
MACON, Ga. – The Georgia College women’s tennis team took the lid off the 2014 fall season Friday, with plenty of successful results in day one at the Mercer Bear Gridiron Classic, hosted by Mercer University.

September 11, 2014
Bobcat Tennis Starts Fall Season at Mercer
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College men’s and women’s tennis teams look to build off the momentum of dual trips to the NCAA Tournament once again last season, and kick off the fall 2014 campaign Friday, Sept. 12.

July 23, 2014
Bobcat Alum, Former Assistant Named Women’s Tennis Coach at NC State
RALEIGH, N.C. – Former Georgia College tennis player and assistant coach Simon Earnshaw (1993-96), who has guided Armstrong State University’s programs to an NCAA Division II record nine national championships, has been named as head women's tennis coach at NC State.

July 15, 2014
GC Women’s Tennis Team, Players Honored for Academics by ITA
SKILLMAN, N.J. – The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) recently released its All-Academic Teams and Scholar-Athletes, with Georgia College women’s tennis bringing home plenty of hardware.

June 23, 2014
Bobcat Athletics Puts School-Record 130 on PBC Presidential Honor Roll
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Peach Belt Conference (PBC) announced its Presidential Honor Roll recipients, with 130 Georgia College student-athletes making the list, a school record. The program honors all student-athletes with a GPA of 3.0 or higher for the 2013-14 academic year.

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Mother Nature Postpones GC Tennis Match against Columbus State
MILLEDGEVILLE, GA. – The Georgia College tennis program and head Coach Steve Barsby are postponing Sunday’s match against Columbus State University, due to a high probability of rain.

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Rain Pushes GC Tennis Match against North Georgia
DAHLONEGA, GA. – The Georgia College tennis program and head coach Steve Barsby announced yet another rain out Friday, this time at the University of North Georgia. The match has been rescheduled for Monday, April 20.

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GC Women’s Tennis Places Top Three in NCAA Region Poll
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The first NCAA Division II women’s tennis region rankings of the 2015 season were released Wednesday, showing Georgia College at No. 3 in the Southeast Region. Bobcat women’s tennis maintains No. 15 nationally.